French Imports

Stuart Ng Books is the largest importer of French Bande Dessinee (and related art books) in the United States. We select and stock new titles and current releases and source them directly from the French publishers and distributors. We carry the most mainstream publishers such as Casterman, Dargaud, And Dupuis, to boutique publishers such as Comix Buro, Stardom and Bruno Graff. We also buy and sell used, secondhand, and collectible Bande Dessinee and related art books from collectors here and abroad.

 
Paola De Barbato, Corrado Roi, De Barbato, Paola, Roi, Corrado, Slight blunt bump to the top of the spine otherwise Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, St. Egreve, Mosquito, 2017, 1st, 978-2352834403, 12 inches, 9.5 inches, 200 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This 600-page post-apocalyptic graphic novel won numerous awards in its native Italy, including the 2017 Gran Guinigi for best series at Lucca Comics &...

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Une Soeur
  $30.00
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Bastien Vives, Vives, Bastien, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Casterman, 2017, 1st, 9782203147164, 11 inches, 7.5 inches, 216 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

From the publisher: Six years after Polina , Bastien Vivès returns to the solo graphic novel, a complete and accomplished author. A master of...

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Une petite fille... a croquer!
  $8.00
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Christine Frasseto, Genevieve Godbout, Frasseto, Christine, Godbout, Genevieve, Very Fine, Flammarion, Paris, 2013, 9782081285217, 7.25 inches, 8.25 inches, 24 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, French

A little girl... to eat! With wonderful illustrations by Genevieve Godbout. From the publisher: A long time ago, in the mountains of Lebanon, lived...

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Philippe Dupuy, Dupuy, Philippe, Limited to 2400 copies with a signed & numbered print laid in, Very Fine in Very Fine sleeve in publisher's shrinkwrap, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2019, 1st, 9791034733477, 9.4 inches, 6.7 inches, 128 pages, two-color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, decorative boards, French

"A History of Art 3: Do Not Paint" This volume is a biography of French fashion designer Paul Poiret by Philippe Dupuy (half of the team of...

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Philippe Dupuy, Dupuy, Philippe, Limited to 2400 copies with a signed & numbered print laid in, Very Fine in Very Fine sleeve in publisher's shrinkwrap, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2019, 1st, 9791034736263, 9.25 inches, 6.7 inches, 128 pages, two-color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, decorative boards, French

"A History of Art 2: Painting" This volume is a biography of artists Man Ray and Marcel Duchamp by Philippe Dupuy (half of the team of...

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Josepe, Signed by the artist with a drawing, VF/VF, Josepe, Scutella, 2009, 1st, 9782918111023, pictorial boards, English, French

"A cruise in the world of chance happenings." Each full-page sketch is faced by its title in both French and English. "Quand la raison s’endort un...

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Joann Sfar, Christophe Blain, Sfar, Joann, Blain, Christophe, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2019, 1st, 9782205077988, 12.75 inches, 9.5 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This new Blueberry series is written by Sfar and illustrated by Blain. Following his example in Gus Tome 4, Blain "casts" his characters with...

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Lewis Trondheim, Fabrice Parme, Trondheim, Lewis, Parme, Fabrice, Very Fine, Dupuis, Marcinelle, 2010, 1st, 12.5 inches, 8.5 inches, 64 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The creators of OVNI try their hand at Spirou! This is one in a series of "one-shot" Spirou and Fantasio albums in which different writers and artists...

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Emile Bravo, VF in VF slipcase, Bravo, Emile, Dupuis, 2008, Later, pictorial boards, French

This deluxe collector's edition has two volumes in a slipcase. The second volume reproduces the album in pencil form. "For Emile Bravo, the graphic...

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Emile Bravo, VF, Bravo, Emile, Dupuis, 2008, Later, pictorial boards

This is one in a series of "one-shot" Spirou et Fantasio albums in which different writers and artists are allowed to tell a Spirou et Fantasio story set...

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Une Annee sans Cthulhu
  $30.00
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Thierry Smolderen, Alexandre Clerisse, Smolderen, Thierry, Clerisse, Alexandre, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2019, 1st, 9782205077445, 11 inches, 8.25 inches, 176 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A beautuful new album from the creators of Souvenirs de l'Empire de l'Atome (Atomic Empire) and l'Ete Diabolik (Diabolical Summer)! A Year without...

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Fabrice Tarrin, VF, Yann, Tarrin, Fabrice, Dupuis, 2007, Later, pictorial boards, French

This is one in a series of "one-shot" Spirou et Fantasio albums in which different writers and artists are allowed to tell a Spirou et Fantasio story set...

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Un Océan d'Amour
  $35.00
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Wilfred Lupano, Gregory Panaccione, Lupano, Wilfred, Panaccione, Gregory, Very Fine, Delcourt, Paris, 2014, 1st, 10.5 inches, 8 inches, 224 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards

A 224-page wordless comic graphic novel! Winner of multiple awards since it's debut at Angouleme in 2015! Every morning Mr. fishes off the coast of...

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Un Monstre Par Semaine
  $70.00
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Limited to 6000 numbered copies, Very Fine, Andre Franquin, Franquin, Andre, Marsu, 2005, 1st, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"A Monster a Week." A collection of Franquin cartoons. Text in French.

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Nicolas De Crecy, De Crecy, Nicolas, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Soleil, Toulon, 2016, 978-2302056022, 11.25 inches, 8 inches, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Nicolas De Crecy pays homage to Yokai, a class of supernatural monsters, spirits and demons in Japanese folklore, in watercolor illustrations, accompanied...

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Un été sans Maman
  $29.00
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Gregory Panaccione, Panaccione, Gregory, Very Fine, Paris, Delcourt, 2019, 1st, 978-2-413-01347-1, 9 inches, 6.5 inches, 280 pages, black & white, Softcover, French wraps, French

A new 280-page wordless graphic novel by Gregory Panaccione, the award-winning artist of Un Ocean d'Amour, Toby Mon Ami, and Âme Perdue! "A...

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Tyler Cross, Tome 3: Miami
  $26.00
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Fabien Nury, Bruno, Nury, Fabien, Bruno, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2018, 1st, 978-2205077032, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 96 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A hardboiled graphic noir, most reminiscent of Richard Stark's Parker series. Bruno's bold, stark artwork amplifies the great compositions and storytelling....

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Tyler Cross, Tome 2: Angola
  $30.00
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Fabien Nury, Bruno, Nury, Fabien, Bruno, Very Fine, Paris, Dargaud, 2015, 1st, 978-2205072853, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 100 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A great hardboiled graphic noir. Bruno's bold, stark artwork amplifies the stellar compositions and storytelling. From the publisher: With the Tyler...

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Tyler Cross
  $30.00
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Fabien Nury, Bruno, Nury, Fabien, Bruno, Very Fine, Dargaud, Paris, 2014, 1st, 12.6 inches, 9.5 inches, 96 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A gangster story, a cold and nasty Noir. Fabien Nury and Brüno deliver a pure, hardboiled fifties gangster story: an amoral and jubilant BD! Tyler...

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Tumultes
  $40.00
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Hugues Micol, Micol, Hugues, Very Fine/Very Fine, Cornelius, Paris, 2015, 1st, 9.5 inches, 7.25 inches, 288 pages, two-color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, French

The final book in the trilogy started by Romanji and continued in Sequelles.

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Tueur de Monde
  $150.00
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Near Fine (only light wear), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Casterman, 1988, 1st thus, 10 inches, 7.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

This is the revised full color edition of "World Killer" (after Les Humanoides Associes' 1979 first printing limited to 5,000 copies). This story...

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Tueur de Monde
  $75.00
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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Good+ (front free endpaper trimmed along the topedge, mild wear to the covers, interior Fine), Casterman, Paris, 1988, 1st thus, 10 inches, 7.5 inches, 48 pages, 43 panels in full color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

The front free endpaper of this copy has been trimmed along the topedge. And the top edge of the front endpaper has been roughly cut with some chips....

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Tropikal Mambo
  $50.00
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Carlos Nine, Nine, Carlos, Very Fine, Montreuil, Les Reveurs, 2016, 1st, 9791091476614, 14.5 inches, 10.4 inches, 136 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

A brand new work by Carlos Nine . A bold graphic novel printed in an oversize format. Carlos Nine drew each chapter of his new story in a different...

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Limited to 5000 copies, Very Fine, Grenoble, Glenat, 2017, 1st, 9782344018675, 12.5 inches, 10.5 inches, 168 pages, 80 full-page and 15 other color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, French

An expanded edition of the catalog to the exhibition in tribute to Katsuhiro Otomo for the 43rd International Festival of Bande Dessinee at Angoulême...

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Limited to 999 numbered copies, Very Fine, Paris, Galerie Glenat, 2016, 1st, 9782344015094, 12.5 inches, 10.5 inches, 86 pages, 43 full-page and 12 smaller color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, French

The original limited edition catalog--limited to 999 copies--issued on the occasion of the exhibition in tribute to Katsuhiro Otomo for the 43rd...

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Tremen
  $25.00
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Pim Bos, Bos, Pim, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2019, 1st, 9782505079101, 11 inches, 9 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

An incredible wordless sci-fi graphic novel by a brand new talent Pim Bos. Mysterious, surrealist, post-apocalyptic, and totally silent, this is a visit...

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Christophe Quet, Duval, Fred, Quet, Christophe, Very Fine, Delcourt, Paris, 2004, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Text in French.

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Trap
  $24.00
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Mathieu Burniat, Burniat, Mathieu, Very Fine, issued with a Fine dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2019, 1st, 978-2505067054, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 56 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A wordless graphic novel.  From the Publisher: Our man is a trapper who lives in the wild. Our dog is his only companion. Our man acquires the...

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Sergio Toppi, Toppi, Sergio, Very Fine, St. Egreve, Mosquito, 2015, 1st, 978-2-35283-291-1, 12 inches, 9.2 inches, 160 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

An incredible collection of "sketches, drawings and etchings" by the master. From the publisher: Sergio Toppi passed away in August 2012, we wanted to...

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Andre Franquin, Franquin, Andre, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2017, 1st, 978-2800165783, 16 inches, 12 inches, 172 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"All of Franquin's covers for the 'Journal de Spirou' Collections." A beautiful archival collection of Andre Franquin's 88 covers for the quarterly...

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Adrien Demont, Signed by the artist with a drawing, VF/VF, Demont, Adrien, Scutella, 2009, 1st, 9782918111009, pictorial boards, French

Signed by the artist with a drawing (Samples of drawings shown above).

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Ton Coeur Moqueur
  $50.00
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Very Fine, Walter Minus, Minus, Walter, Futuropolis, 1988, 1st, 2737626315, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

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Toby Mon Ami
  $20.00
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Gregory Panaccione, Panaccione, Gregory, Very Fine, Delcourt, Paris, 2012, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.75 inches, 144 pages, color, Softcover, French wraps

A fully painted 144-page wordless graphic novel! Toby is a dog living with his owner, a painter, in a house by the sea. Toby is devoted to the joys of...

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Toajene
  $30.00
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Bruno Bozzetto, Gregory Panaccione, Bozzetto, Bruno, Panaccione, Gregory, Paris, Delcourt, 2020, 1st, 9782413027515, 11.7 inches, 9 inches, 104 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Panaccione is an award-winning specialist in wordless comics. Bruno Bozzetto is an Italian animator/director, perhaps best known for Allegro non troppo...

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Nykko, Nicolas Bannister, Nykko, Bannister, Nicolas, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2010, 1st, 9782800146737, 10.6 inches, 8 inches, 32 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A funny, action-packed wordless graphic novel for kids... and adults! Bannister is a French illustrator, comic book artist and animation character designer....

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Nykko, Nicolas Bannister, Nykko, Bannister, Nicolas, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2009, 1st, 9782800144108, 10.6 inches, 8 inches, 32 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A funny, action-packed wordless graphic novel for kids... and adults! Bannister is a French illustrator, comic book artist and animation character designer....

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Zep, and et al
Titeuf, Le Film - Art Book
  $60.00
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Zep, et al, Zep, et al, Very Fine in Very Fine Dustjacket, Glenat, Grenoble, 2011, 1st, 9.4, 11.5, 160, color and B&W, Hardcover, boards

A Chronicle style animation art book for the French animated feature film written & directed by Zep and based upon his album series. Titeuf is a hugely...

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Tintin, Haddock Et Les Bateaux
  $25.00
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Herge, VF, Horeau, Yves, Herge, Moulinsart, 1999, pictorial boards

"Tintin, Haddock and the Boats." Exhibition catalog. Text in French.

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Tintin in America
  $25.00
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Very Fine, Herge, Herge, Casterman, 2004, 2203797002, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

A facsimile reproduction of the original black & white 1931 release. In English.

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Tinkerbell Postcard Set
  $12.00
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VF, Loisel, Regis, Regis Loisel, Granit Associes, 1996-2006, 1st

A collection of six images of Tinkerbell and one picture of a clutch of two small birds. Four finished pencil drawings, one pen drawing, and two full color...

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Stan, and Vince
Time Capsule
  $45.00
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Very Fine, Stan, Vince, Stan & Vince, Delcourt, 2006, 12.5 inches, 10 inches, 96 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French, English

From the publisher: "The output of Stan & Vince reflects a shared passion for 'pulp' and 'underground' American culture, mixing these references in...

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Tigresse Blanche Ex-Libris 9
  $8.00
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Didier Conrad, Very Fine, Conrad, Didier, Fantasmagories, 2010, 9.5 inches, 6.375 inches

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Tigresse Blanche Ex-Libris 8
  $10.00
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Didier Conrad, Very Fine, Conrad, Didier, Fantasmagories, 6.25 inches, 7.5 inches

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Tigresse Blanche Ex-Libris 7
  $8.00
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Didier Conrad, Very Fine, Conrad, Didier, Hobby Folie, 8.375 inches, 5.75 inches

An ex-libris for Tigress Blanche Tome 5.

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Tigresse Blanche Ex-Libris 6
  $5.00
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Didier Conrad, Very Fine, Conrad, Didier, Fantasmagories, 4 inches, 7.875 inches

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Tigresse Blanche Ex-Libris 5
  $8.00
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Didier Conrad, Very Fine, Conrad, Didier, Fantasmagories, 2008, 6.25 inches, 4.75 inches

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Didier Conrad, One of 200 numbered copies, Very Fine, Conrad, Didier, Super-Heros, 5 inches, 3.75 inches

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Tigresse Blanche Ex-Libris 4
  $5.00
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Didier Conrad, Very Fine, Conrad, Didier, Super-Heros, 5 inches, 3.75 inches

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